It is mandatory for both landlords and properties to be registered with their local Council through a central Government body whose website is accessed through the undernoted link;
Council Tax Bands– find out which council tax band a property is in http://www.saa.gov.uk/
Council tax – Notify Council of Change in occupancy or Check what the charges will be this year and discounts available http://www.edinburgh.gov.uk/info/20005/council_tax
Follow the undernoted links to your local council webpage where you can obtain information on your local collection days and recycling.
Electrical Safety in rental properties-Check out the guidance provided by Electrical Safety First specifically for let properties in Scotland at;
Gas Safe Website– for up to date gas safety regulations take a look at the information contained in the following website;
Legionella Risk Assessments –
for more information on Landlord’s responsibilities in relation to Legionnaires Disease please click on the link below
Who is my Utilities Supplier?
If you are unsure who currently supplies the electricity or gas for your property please click on the link below to help with this query.
21 Useful Tips and Advice to Save on Energy Bills During Coronavirus
The council have some cycle storage hoops in various streets around Edinburgh. The undernoted are links to request one in your area or if there is already one to apply for a space for your bike.